Yes, I’m having an identity crisis. No, it’s not the one you think. September 11th 2014 I was diagnosed with breast cancer. That Thursday morning, after I finished giving a talk, I took a call from my doctor and took … Continue Reading Yes, I’m Having an Identity Crisis.
another video. this time, from oracle about the mysql community. it was recorded at OOW last fall.
a big thanks go out to the linux.conf.au team for an awesome event.
summers always are big transition times for me. last year i wrote about my transition to evangelism and this year i get to write about changes again. this summer i decided to go looking for the next thing. i did a lot … Continue Reading new adventures
how many of you identify as geeks? hands up…. I’m going to talk about us. Hi, my name is sarah … Continue Reading ignite seattle #14 – og lifestyle
it seems that i’ve been mentioning ignite talks to everyone i speak to for the last few weeks. i’ve been a huge fan since i gave my first one at the MySQL C&E in 2010. for those of you who … Continue Reading ignite talks as a format + my favorites
thanks to Kristen Miller from Tech Image for preparing me for my first press interview! I’ve collected her bits of wisdom below with my notes about the mysql council announcement 1. have a central theme creation of the mysql council … Continue Reading notes from my press training
today i am thankful for all the things i have accomplished this year, all the wonderful people in my world … Continue Reading thanksgiving and filberts
words differently arranged have different meanings, and meanings differently arranged have a different effect. -Blaise Pascal, philosopher and mathematician (1623-1662)
this summer has been an exciting one of opportunity and fostering new beginnings. to this end, i’m super excited to say that my role at Blue Gecko is changing! before i dropped off the virtual world, back in august, for … Continue Reading what i did with my summer vacation
domains in my netsol acct: 29 gb available on my laptop: 66.5 Mount Point : / Capacity : 148.7 GB (159,697,911,808 Bytes) Format : Mac OS Extended (Journaled) Available : 66.5 GB (71,350,788,096 Bytes) Owners Enabled : Yes Used : … Continue Reading statistics
these are the notes i wrote for a talk i’m giving today at ideawave. the audience was fairly non technical, so there was a bit of time spent laying the framework for the problem of too few women in technology. … Continue Reading It’s nursing for the future trans-humanists
i’m traveling a lot this summer for work and fun, and even some of both occasionally. today i sit in suburban indianapolis with my family working on talks for ODTUG Kaleidoscope and Ideawave. still to come are in internal talk … Continue Reading things to do and places to go
The thing for people to remember is to really try to embrace change and not try to control it too much. It’s an instinct to hunker down and control things that makes this harder for people. Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg on … Continue Reading Sheryl Sandberg quote